To replace Kuchma in the pipeline there are several candidates

На замену Кучмы в ТКГ есть сразу несколько кандидатов

The NSDC Secretary Alex Danilov said that currently several candidates instead of Leonid Kuchma in the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas.

He said this on air of TV channel “Ukraine 24”, UKRINFORM reported.

“I can’t tell who will be the replacement (Kuchma – ed.) there are several options to until finally will solve, I can’t name the candidates. Of course, the candidates have been from the beginning, because with Leonid Kuchma agreed that it would be a certain period when he has to go… Now there is just the process, and believe me, Ukraine will be represented very powerfully, as until now,” said Danilov.

He stressed that Kuchma versed in many government processes will continue to share their experiences.

“Leonid Danilovich 81 years, is very experienced, understands very well the processes that occur not only in relations between Ukraine and Russia, and relations that occur in the world… Realizing statist position Leonid Danilovich, I don’t believe that he actually can step back from these processes. It sure would help Vladimir Alexandrovich Zelensky,” said Secretary of the NSDC.

We will remind, in the office of the President on 28 July announced that the second President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma out of the Trilateral contact group (TAG).

Kuchma represented Ukraine in the pipeline in the years 2014-2018, and then at the request Zelensky June 2019 again headed the Ukrainian delegation of the TAG at the talks in Minsk.

In may, Zelensky said that Kuchma turned to him with a proposal to transfer its powers to the TCGP Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Reznikov. The President noted that he had convinced Kuchma to wait for the updates of the delegations on both sides and then make a decision.

Vladimir Zelensky